Veronica Valentini

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Veronica Valentini is a curator and researcher. She is founder and head at Emma, a curatorial organization that develops a roaming public program of artistic research, and mediator of Nouveaux commanditaires-Citizen Art Spain Program of the Carasso Foundation (Madrid). In Barcelona, she is co-running and curating BAR project international residency program and the annual practice-based training program BAR TOOL. She is artistic jury at Mecene du Sud (Montpellier-Sete) and member of C-E-A. Commissaires d’Exposition Associés. In 2014, she has been curator for the 2nd CAFAM Biennal Invisible Hand. Curating as Gesture at CAFA museum in Beijing, for which she curated On Ambiguity and Other Forms to Play With (Bik van Der Pol, Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz, Heman Chong, Claire Fontaine, Dora Garcia, Mark Dion, Pablo Helguera, Tobias Kaspar, Lili Reynaud-Dewar). From 2006 to 2009 she has been editor at Flash Artmagazine in Milan and New York. She attended the PEI-Independent Studies Programme 2012-2013 on critical theory, gender technologies and political imagination directed by Paul B. Preciado at MACBA (Barcelona) and the International Curatorial Training Program at Ecole du Magasin, Le Magasin-CNAC (Grenoble) 2009-2010. Prior to this she graduated with an MA in Visual Arts/Historical and Artistic Heritage (2003-2005) and a MA in Fine Arts (1999-2003) both in Italy. She has curated exhibitions and projects, given lectures and workshops in space such ARC Bucharest (Bucharest), Matadero (Madrid), SOMA (Mexico DF), Le Quartier art center, (Quimper), Art-o-Rama art fair (Marseille), Glassbox (Paris), BF15 (Lyon), 40m3 (Rennes), STROOM (The Hague), MACBA Study Centre (Barcelone), Villa Arson (Nice), Institut Français (Barcelona), Tapies Foundation (Barcelona), Plataforma Revolver (Lisbon), Syntax (Lisbon), Careof (Milan), Fine Art school (Brest), Dutch Art Institute (Arnhem), Le MAGASIN-CNAC (Grenoble).